The American School
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in authentic discussions about American schooling. Our goal for the project was to develop a means to facilitate thought and reflection on what schools are for.
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by George Keller - The Johns Hopkins University Press
While he celebrated higher education as the engine of progress in every aspect of American life, George Keller also challenged academia's sacred cows and entrenched practices with provocative ideas designed to induce 'creative discomfort'.
by Michelle Commeyras, et al. - The Global Text Project
The book for those teachers who want to be readers and teachers. It will inspire you to explore ways of bringing your reading self to teaching reading and language arts. We want to encourage those who already share their reading life with students.
by W. M. Evers, H. J. Walberg - Hoover Institution Press
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.
by Caroline C. Williams, et al. - ETC Press
Teachers accomplish their daily miracles through collaboration by asking questions about what they don't know and sharing what they do. This book was written by teacher pioneers to share their collaborating, their designing, and their exploring.